June 15, 2024

Just Moments

Travel Groove

Downtown Topeka boutique Cyrus Resort now bundled in Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio

Downtown Topeka's Cyrus Hotel, at 920 S. Kansas Ave., is being added to Marriott's Tribute Portfolio hotel collection. Cody Foster, founder of AIM Strategies, which still owns the Cyrus, said he expects the change to bring more business travelers to downtown Topeka.

Topeka’s initial boutique resort is getting to be a member of the Marriott model.

Cyrus Resort, at 920 S. Kansas Ave. in downtown Topeka, will before long be involved in Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio, a collection of about 55 homes across the globe that continue being independent boutique accommodations but choose gain of the intercontinental hospitality company’s branding and network.

That news was introduced Friday by Purpose Strategies, the Topeka-based mostly expenditure team that owns the Cyrus, and Coury Hospitality, the hotel’s new administration company that has a regional business in Kansas City, Mo. According to a information launch, the Cyrus will officially be part of Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio in April.

According to Cody Foster, founder of Intention Procedures, the possession construction of Cyrus will not likely change.

“It truly is all us area traders that nonetheless have it,” he said. “So it can be just as an alternative of currently being a absolutely unbiased, no flags hotel, we will appear beneath Marriott’s flag with their Tribute series. … The identify will stay the very same. Nothing at all adjustments from that standpoint.”

Foster explained one particular of the big perks of getting component of the Marriott model is that the Cyrus will now get to leverage the firm’s hospitality abilities, like getting gain of Marriott’s reservation technique, dynamic pricing product and world promoting.

AIM Strategies and Coury Hospitality announced Friday that Cyrus Hotel, at 920 S. Kansas Ave. in downtown Topeka, will be added to Marriott International's Tribute Portfolio series of hotels. The Cyrus will remain locally owned and keep its name.

It will also allow for associates of Marriott’s loyalty method to leverage their benefits points at the Cyrus, which Foster expects will outcome in additional enterprise tourists being in downtown Topeka. And that is a demographic, he included, that the Cyrus has struggled to appeal to.

“I consider it will be a big deal likely ahead,” Foster said. “A great deal of individuals, myself incorporated and a whole lot of buddies I know, if they are heading to a city and they are a huge Marriott factors person, which is what they glimpse for.”